How to Give Useful Advice

The internet is a fantastic resource for the budding web developer. With plenty of blogs dedicated to improving the web, new tips and best practices are spread easily and often. But is this advice always useful? The veteran web developers of the world have a responsibility to their community to provide advice that is not […]

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Why I don’t hate Internet Explorer 8 (not that I’d ever use it)

This week’s entry is a double feature about Internet Explorer. Part 1 examined why IE4 was awesome. Read on for part 2, where I’ll admit that I’m grateful for IE8. Let me start by saying that in general, I find Internet Explorer appalling. The fact that so many people have been supporting an insecure, slow, […]

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What is a Font Stack?

Font Stack (n) : A list of several fonts provided from a website to a browser via CSS from which the browser will chose a font with which to render the associated text. eg. font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; This is a pretty simple concept to understand. To show text on screen, the browser needs to […]

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